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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-17-2007, 06:17 PM Thread Starter
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straight pipe my 97

97 7.3 can i just cut the cat & muffler off & run new pipe to the rear?need to change anything else? what size pipe? not worried about hp gains but would like to loose some egt.

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-17-2007, 06:32 PM
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Cut her off and weld a piece of 3.5" pipe in there.

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It will also sound much better.:Thumbup:
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-24-2007, 06:35 PM
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getting rid of the stock POS downpipe (if you havent already) will help more...
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-29-2007, 02:51 AM
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I put the MBRP 4" exhaust on my '97 7.3 and it turned into a whole new truck. I did mine from the turbo back and, after seeing how small that downpipe is, I wouldn't do it any other way. As rtxcoon said, the downpipe is a POS. get rid of it and enjoy the ride.

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-29-2007, 08:03 AM
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a buddy of mine found a stock drive shaft in a wreckd truck at the junk yard for 20 bucks chopped both ends off and welded her in there not a shiny new performance exhaust but it works and was cheap just an idea
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